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Visa says payment industry can move away from using passwords

World Password Day was “observed” last month and there is no better time to acknowledge that the computer password is over 50 years old. It was invented by Fernando Corbato in the 1960s. Since then, other ways for consumers to authenticate their identity have been developed and according to a Euromonitor study, occurred 52 trillion…
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6th June 2019 0

UK Government to set up cash strategy group

The UK Government is to set up a ‘Joint Authorities Cash Strategy Group’ to ensure continued access to notes and coins as the country drifts towards a digital economy. The ongoing removal of bank branches and ATMs from Britain’s high streets has led to a rowdy debate about the consequences for a disenfranchised segment of…
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28th May 2019 0

Invixium Access nets $1m investment from Connecticut Innovations

Invixium Access, a developer of biometric solutions, has received a $1m investment from Connecticut Innovations. The RegTech company has received the initial $665,000 of the investment, it is unclear when the remaining amount will be deployed to the company. Capital from the round will be used to further the evolution of its software and data…
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23rd May 2019 0

The Real Value of RegTech

The number of startups in the field of regulatory technology (RegTech) is growing steadily and for good reason. As regulatory complexity increases, so does the need for technology-enabled solutions that allow regulatory requirements to be met more efficiently. But that’s not all. It is also the proliferation of digital services and products that require new…
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21st May 2019 0

How Regulated Industries Can Put Their Compliance On Autopilot

Corporate compliance is a hot topic these days. From the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)’s the big introduction in the EU last year to the daily headlines about data breaches, we’re constantly reminded of the impact and costs of noncompliance. For example, in 2017, Nissan Co. lost its ISO 9001 certificates on quality management for domestic…
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7th May 2019 0

Mercury Payment Solutions and Arion Bank Select Fiserv Anti-Money Laundering Technology

(NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced that a payment scheme in the Middle East and a universal bank in Iceland have chosen Fiserv technology to streamline anti-money laundering (AML) processes and effectively manage fraud risk. Mercury Payment Services and Arion Bank were seeking a provider with proven expertise and join more than 1,200 organizations worldwide that rely…
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2nd May 2019 0

Why Fintech Should Embrace The Fourth Industrial Revolution

A recent report from the World Economic Forum highlighted why financial services should welcome what has been dubbed the “fourth industrial revolution” after the impact it has had on a range of sectors such as healthcare, retail and agriculture. With the development of digital technology, automation and personalization have been put on a pedestal in…
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1st May 2019 0

MiFID II Compliance and Transaction Reporting Reviews Featured in FCA 2019/20 Business Plan

The FCA has published its 2019/20 Business Plan. The document features the regulator’s focus of supervisory priorities for this year and next. Included are eight priorities across the seven sectors that the FCA regulates. Not surprising, MiFID II compliance and review of data was included in areas the FCA will be focusing on. Specifically, the…
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26th April 2019 0

Fintech innovations are transforming every aspect of the financial sector

As the concept of fintech has come to symbolize the growing importance of technology in the financial sector, innovations are continuously being developed around the globe. Financial technology, often called fintech, now covers a wide range of technological innovations in the financial sector affecting virtually every industry that can be so categorized. At this point,…
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22nd April 2019 0

New tools in the battle against online data misuse

Advances in digital technology are challenging our concept of privacy. In today’s world, huge volumes of data are being collected, shared and stored in unprecedented ways and at tremendous speeds. Everything we do with our connected devices generates data that can be used or misused without our knowledge. Controlling when and how our personal data…
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19th April 2019 0